About the Conference

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The Mechanism Conference 2024 will take place on September 26 and 27, 2024 at the Technical University of Munich.


Developing innovative drive solutions for resource- and energy-efficient products in ever shorter timeframes is an essential prerequisite for Industry 4.0. Only through a steadily growing integrative and interdisciplinary linking of all disciplines in a mechatronic development process can forward-looking drive systems be created in a modular, computer-aided simulation and development environment. This raises the question of where the nonlinear transmission and guide gears, which have proven themselves in many respects, in the form of coupling, cam, belt or wheel mechanisms can also be found in this process in interaction with robotics. This is particularly true in view of the fact that they still play a decisive role in determining the performance parameters, efficiency and costs in many machines used in plant engineering, packaging, textile or printing technology, as well as in handling and assembly technology, including robotics. Manufactured using rapid prototyping methods, fast, individualized and cost-effective motion systems and robots of the next generation can thus be realized.

Target Group

People working in the fields of design, engineering and product strategy in the development sector, as well as decision-makers who are particularly concerned with the topic of Industry 4.0, drive technology system solutions and digitalized products.



  • Automation and Industry 4.0
  • Processing and Packaging Technology
  • Heavy Machinery, Forming and Joining Technology
  • Lightweight Construction, Textile Machinery and Plastics Technology
  • Handling and Assembly Technology
  • Mobile, Stationary & Collaborative Robotics
  • Medical Technology, Rehab and Assistance Systems
  • Automotive Engineering and Component Development

Main Topics

  • Mechanism Synthesis and Design
  • Task Adapted Design
  • Multibody and Multiphysics Simulations
  • Dynamics and Vibrations
  • Analysis and Design of Compliant Mechanisms
  • Conception, Design, FEM and Topology Optimization
  • Smart Kinematics and Motion Control
  • Medical Motion and Assistance Systems
  • Stationary and Mobile Robotics, End Effectors
  • Collaborative and Humanoid Robotics
  • Mechanism Components, Manufacturing and 3D Printing
  • Industry Solutions and Special Applications